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On the lathe, by the lathe: do you have questions? frustrations? tips? This forum is for all the woodturners out there.

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New woodturner need some advice

06-11-2017 10:00 PM by Spinnerbug

I am new to woodturning. I have taken a few classes on spindle turning and h...

20 06-13-2017 02:56 PM
View Gene Howe's profile

Free lathe for any AZ guys or anyone else

05-22-2017 12:11 AM by Gene Howe

I’ve been bequeathed a Walker Turner Driver Line lathe and some Craftsm...

26 06-11-2017 08:55 PM
View Karda's profile

drying green with shavings

06-09-2017 05:36 PM by Karda

I have heard about drying green wood with shavings but have not ben able to f...

4 06-10-2017 04:30 PM
View LeeMills's profile

Cutting Turning Blanks

06-08-2017 03:47 PM by LeeMills

There have been several post lately about how to cut wood (trees) for turning...

1 06-10-2017 02:58 PM
View jtriggs's profile

Status of Capt. Eddie Castelin

06-09-2017 03:13 AM by jtriggs

Being a turner who learned quite a bit from Capt. Eddie and who has also purc...

6 06-09-2017 04:25 PM
View Vicki's profile


06-07-2017 02:53 PM by Vicki

Hi,I have about 40 pieces of tree limbs. They are 12 – 18” long a...

18 06-09-2017 03:24 PM
View lgreg's profile


06-06-2017 04:36 PM by lgreg

I am new to woodturning . When I attempt to turn a spindle on my lathe I cann...

8 06-06-2017 09:08 PM
View Karda's profile

scrap wood

06-05-2017 06:01 PM by Karda

I cut up a chunk of fire wood a guy gave, for as big a piece that is was all ...

16 06-06-2017 04:34 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Glue for laminated bowls

06-05-2017 02:37 PM by kmetzger

I’ve been turning 14” laminated bowls lately and can’t ...

8 06-06-2017 04:27 PM
View BenDupre's profile (online now)

What to do with this ash?

06-05-2017 10:24 PM by BenDupre

Friend just cut down an ash tree (stupid bugs!) and sawed down these blan...

9 06-06-2017 12:22 PM
View Karda's profile

need a scraper which one

05-28-2017 11:29 PM by Karda

I just finished my first bowl but it is rough and the bottom is hard to get a...

28 06-06-2017 03:23 AM
View Spinzwood's profile

Wood Questions- Mulberry and Elm

06-04-2017 11:18 PM by Spinzwood

I’m a brand new turner with a Jet Mini 1014 belt driven lathe. I jus...

7 06-05-2017 10:07 PM
View Shaun's profile

Air Filtration for Lathe Sanding Dust in Indoor Workshop in Canada

05-03-2017 05:56 PM by Shaun

For the last year, I’ve been working in a small garden shed. As I start...

14 06-05-2017 06:54 PM
View Jboyd's profile

Help me identify my new (old) lathe

06-04-2017 03:44 AM by Jboyd

Hay guys new to the forums and this is my first lathe but it needs a little w...

22 06-05-2017 02:46 PM
View MrUnix's profile

No-chuck lidded box

06-02-2017 04:14 AM by MrUnix

I’ve had a few people ask me about using threaded glue blocks for turni...

10 06-05-2017 02:04 PM
View Karda's profile

mineral oil and beeswax

06-04-2017 08:55 PM by Karda

I want to try mineral oil and beeswax for my bowls. question after the beeswa...

4 06-04-2017 09:51 PM
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Mulberry with Dowels

01-24-2016 02:37 PM by Nubsnstubs

I thought I’d post these pictures after the thread where I commented ab...

21 06-04-2017 02:51 PM
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carba-tec mini lathe turns backwards

05-30-2017 12:55 AM by gogreenwave

Hello, I just bought a used carba-tec mark II mini lathe so that I could t...

7 06-03-2017 05:34 PM
View Karda's profile

gouge won't cut bowl sides

05-29-2017 05:45 PM by Karda

Hi, when I start to hollow out my bowel the gouge cuts fine till I get to the...

26 06-02-2017 02:07 AM
View BenDupre's profile (online now)

PSI variable speed conversion kit for harbor freight lathe

05-30-2017 06:38 PM by BenDupre

So i picked up this conversion kit from Penn State Industries. It does not st...

4 05-30-2017 11:52 PM

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